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Rip Rap at the Lake of the Ozarks -- More Than Just Rocks!

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Rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks isn't always the most beautiful thing to look at, but it does pack a big punch for protection! Moving water at the Lake of the Ozarks can cause shoreline erosion, and if you own a home on the Lake protecting that shoreline is very important! Read on to find out why rip rap is much more than meets the eye!  

Rip Rap - More Than Rocks!  When a new rip-rap installation at the Lake of the Ozarks is put in, it might not look like much but it's actually an engineered system. Rocks aren't simply dumped on the shoreline. Rip rap material is strategically placed along the shoreline to create a system that offers lasting and strong protection against erosion. Each stone is placed to interlock naturally to create a structure. 
The Lake of the Ozarks relies on these structures to protect against a major force - moving water! If you live at the Lake of the Ozarks or enjoy spending time on the water, you've witnessed first hand how much the water mo…

One Source Services Teams Up With LOWA for Rip Rap Project at the Community Bridge!

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One Source Services is excited to start a new project at the Lake of the Ozarks Community Bridge. We are partnering with the Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA) to install rip rap along the shoreline in order to protect it from erosion. Read on to learn more about this important project we are starting!

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About LOWA  LOWA’s mission is to protect the water quality of Lake of the Ozarks for the benefit of residents, visitors, local businesses, and wildlife. Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) in conjunction with the Region 7 Environmental Protection Agency has awarded LOWA a new grant which will improve water quality in the Lake.  About the Project  Ensuring our shorelines remain intact and our water quality is good at the Lake of the Ozarks is important! Read on to find out what LOWA has to say about the project at the Lake of the Ozarks Community Bridge. 
Since the completion of the Community Bridge (toll bridge) in 1995, the shoreline on the …